Staggered twist stitches
add pattern interest to this quick-knit neckwarmer
Size: 4” high by
16” circumference (unstretched) – will stretch up to 26”
circumference to fit over head
yds. soft worsted weight yarn
Sample shown in Caron “Simply Soft” (100% acrylic, 157 yds
per 3 oz. ball)
Circular knitting needle (16” length) size 8 (5 mm), or size needed
to achieve gauge
Gauge: 20 sts &
24 rows = 4” in K2 P2 rib pattern (slightly stretched) on size 8 (5
beginning (beg), bind off (BO), cast on (CO), knit (k), pm (place
marker), purl (p), remaining (rem), repeat (rep), round (rnd), slip
(sl), stitch (st)
two right (T2R): skip first stitch on left needle tip, knit next
stitch without removing it from needle, knit skipped stitch and
slide both stitches to right needle tip.
is worked in the round in one piece from lower edge to top.
on and bind off very loosely to allow for stretch over head.
very loosely. Join for circular knitting, being careful that
stitches are not twisted. Place marker to note beginning of round.
1-5: *K2, p2, rep from * around.
(twist st rnd): [*K2, p2, T2R, p2, rep from * twice, k2, p2] 3
7-11: *K2, p2, rep from * around.
(twist st rnd): [K2, p2, k2, p2, *T2R, p2, k2, p2, rep from * once,
k2, p2] 3 times.
13-18: Rep Rnds 1-6.
19-23: *K2, p2, rep from * around.
off very loosely in pattern. Cut yarn and weave in all tails.
2011 – Designs by KN –
personal or charity use only. Do not duplicate pattern for